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Dublin: 19 °C Tuesday 18 September, 2018
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Seven people injured after driver strikes multiple pedestrians at church, new Lord Mayor for Dublin and hot weather settles on the country – it’s The Fix.

ictured are (LtoR) Seb Mahon, Grainne O'Toole, Kate Beatty and Darragh Ashe-Bowden enjoying the sunshine and hot weather along Dublin's canals, after Met Eireann issued a status yellow high-temperature warning as a potentially record-breaking heatwave hits Ireland this week.
ictured are (LtoR) Seb Mahon, Grainne O'Toole, Kate Beatty and Darragh Ashe-Bowden enjoying the sunshine and hot weather along Dublin's canals, after Met Eireann issued a status yellow high-temperature warning as a potentially record-breaking heatwave hits Ireland this week.
Image: RollingNews.ie

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.

IRELAND

0053 Heatwave in Dublin_90547865ictured are (LtoR) Seb Mahon, Grainne O’Toole, Kate Beatty and Darragh Ashe-Bowden enjoying the sunshine and hot weather along Dublin’s canals, after Met Eireann issued a status yellow high-temperature warning as a potentially record-breaking heatwave hits Ireland this week.Source: RollingNews.ie
  • Seven people are believed to have been injured, two critically, after a driver struck multiple pedestrians outside a funeral in west Dublin this morning.
  • Volunteers from Inner City Helping Homeless started an initiative today to provide bottles of water and sunscreen to homeless people at risk during the spell of hot weather.
  • Independent councillor Nial Ring was elected as the new Lord Mayor of Dublin.
  • Gardaí said that they are investigating the alleged assault of a woman in her 30s at a house in Co Kerry.
  • Tickets for Pope Francis‘ visit to Knock Shrine in Mayo were booked out, just four hours after they became available.
  • The trial begun of a man accused of causing serious harm to two former girlfriends by infecting them with HIV.
  • Two Ministers said they wanted to ensure greater enforcement of regulations around cycle lanes in Dublin City.
  • The board of directors of Scouting Ireland announced it was to resign and a new board to be elected after a damning report about the handling of a rape allegation.
  • The death was announced of actor Daniel ‘Dano’ Doyle, who had been in hospital for over a week. He had been an inmate at Mountjoy Prison.
  • Co Meath fun resort Tayto Park issued a statement denying that it is giving away an amount of free holiday passes.
  • Culture Minister Josepha Madigan said the Catholic Church “should be ordaining women” after she stepped up to ‘say mass’ at her local parish on Saturday when a priest failed to show up.
  • A Sligo Garda was jailed for 18 months after she admitted passing information to local criminals from the Garda Pulse system.

WORLD

TURKEY-ANKARA-ELECTION-ERDOGAN-CELEBRATION Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters with his wife on a rally in front of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters in Ankara, Turkey. Source: Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

#TURKEY: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan  celebrated after winning the presidential election, as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the vote count.

#UNITED STATES: US president Donald Trump called for illegal immigrants to be deported immediately from the United States – without recourse to the American courts system.

#THAILAND: Hundreds of rescuers were trying to save 12 children and their football coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, where they have been trapped for two days amid heavy rain and dwindling food supplies.

PARTING SHOT

New Irish film Dublin Oldschool will premiere this week in Dublin. TheJournal.ie  sat down with stars Emmet Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson to discuss the movie and the drug-taking youth subculture it explores.

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